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GreenHeart Shop

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Division Street Stores- Greenheart- 289, Sept 9
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If you’ve ever vacationed in Ibiza, Spain, and noticed the green heart stickers all over the island, you’ll encounter a case of déjà vu. The stickers are sold in the über–eco-friendly GreenHeart Shop. The group behind this Old Town store is the Center for Cultural Interchange, a nonprofit that offers environmental volunteer and education programs throughout the world. In addition to stocking the typical gifts and home accessories that are safe for the environment (you know, made from bamboo or other sustainable materials), the shop also sells handmade and fairly traded items by artists from all over the globe. There’s women’s jewelry ($10–$50) from India, Indonesia and Nepal; ceramic mugs, bowls and umbrella stands from Vietnam ($9–$70); and exclusive green heart-shaped bath soaps produced locally ($3). It recently moved from its Wicker Park location to Old Town, but you can expect simillar merchandise in the new store with only a slight change in store hours.



Address: 1714 N Wells St
Transport: El stop: Brown to Sedgewick. Bus: 22, 50.
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm.
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